Peri Charlifu

Peri Charlifu is a Colorado artist who has been active in the arts community for many years. He participates in around 50 art shows a year and has been Artist Guest of Honor at over a dozen conventions, including SoonerCon 26 in 2017. He is currently the Primus for the Convention Artists Guild. His art work includes hand-thrown, painted, and carved pottery done in finish themes as well as charcoal and pencil work, sculpture, and painting.

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3:00 PM | Location: Boomer B

Finding Your Artistic Passion

You're never too old or too young to find your art bliss! Art can be therapy, art can be a business, or art can just be art! Let's talk about how we can find this bliss and how to sustain it so it serves us and fulfills our lives.

Moderator: Peri Charlifu

Panelists: Peri Charlifu, Muriel Fahrion, Rubiee Tallyn Hayes, Rachael Mayo, Scott Zrubek

Tracks: Maker, Health & Wellness, Art

5:00 PM | Location: University C

Game Show: Real or Alternative History?

Two teams of contestants decide if certain "facts" are alternate history or really happened. Audience participation encouraged!

Moderator: Phillip Drayer Duncan

Panelists: Phillip Drayer Duncan, Peri Charlifu, Dr Paisley, vickey malone kennedy, Kimber, Tracy S. Morris, Ted Pennella, Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman, Mel. White

Tracks: Gaming, History, General Interest, Contest

10:00 AM | Location: Boomer B

Re-Covered Books, for Charity!

Artists create new cover art for books in our charity collection. Books and their custom covers will be available for sale in the Charity Sale. (Books and cover paper provided.)

Moderator: James Hollaman

Panelists: James Hollaman, Peri Charlifu, W J Hodgson, Johnnie Johnson, Harold Neal

Tracks: Art, Fantasy, Science Fiction

2:00 PM | Location: Boomer A

Mythology Art 101

Unicorns and griffins and dragons – oh my! Learn simple design and illustration techniques to bring your favorite mythological creatures to life on paper and screen.

Moderator: Jan S. Gephardt

Panelists: Jan S. Gephardt, Mitzi Bartlett, Peri Charlifu, Teddy Harvia, Rachael Mayo

Tracks: Comics, Art, Fantasy

4:00 PM | Location: Boomer A

Being Kind To Our Fellow Creatives

It’s easy to become competitive with other creatives when they get opportunities that you’d like to have. It’s frustrating. Our panel talks about how important it is to be kind to each other and to be nice to your fans no matter what.

Moderator: Peri Charlifu

Panelists: Peri Charlifu, Blair Bartlett - Alternate Realities Studio, Sally Hamilton, Rubiee Tallyn Hayes, Kim Ventrella, Mario Wytch

Tracks: Gaming, General Interest, Business & Marketing, Health & Wellness, Maker, Culture & World Affairs, Art, Writing & Publishing

10:00 PM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Crimson Meeting Room

Late Night Artists Chat Vol. 2

This is a chance for artists and fans to meet in a relaxed setting to talk all things art! Ask questions, share ideas, and socialize. (Hotel side)

Moderator: Mitzi Bartlett

Panelists: Mitzi Bartlett, Blair Bartlett - Alternate Realities Studio, Peri Charlifu, JR Daniels, Muriel Fahrion, Jan S. Gephardt, Teddy Harvia, Rubiee Tallyn Hayes, W J Hodgson, Bekah June, Mike Kennedy, Kimber, Luna Reign Cosplay, Harold Neal, Kathleen M O'Brien

Tracks: Art, General Interest, Meetup

10:00 AM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Bedlam 2 Boardroom

Clay Sculpting Make & Take

Using air-dry clay, learn sculpting techniques from master potter Peri Charlifu to make your own unique piece. (2 hours. Limit 10 participants. $15 fee.)

Moderator: Peri Charlifu

Panelists: Peri Charlifu

Tracks: Maker, Art, Workshop

3:00 PM | Location: Boomer B

Teach An Artist New Tricks!

What’s new in technique or medium? What art kludges have you discovered? We all have our favorite medium, tools, and tricks. Let’s get together and share some ideas!

Moderator: Peri Charlifu

Panelists: Peri Charlifu, Tim Chessmore, Joshua Cook, Harold Neal

Tracks: Art